Category : Defence
Author: RNZ

The New Zealand Defence Force says two Reserve Army soldiers may be in Ukraine, or were there previously.

Following the death of Dominic Abelen, who was killed fighting Russian forces, the military has contacted soldiers on leave without pay to stress they cannot go to Ukraine as per the 'do not travel' advisory.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2022/09/new-zealand-defence-force-says-two-reserve-army-soldiers-may-be-or-were-in-ukraine.html
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Category : News
Author: Reuters

Moscow was poised on Wednesday (local time) to annex a swath of Ukraine, releasing what it called vote tallies showing support in four partially occupied provinces to join Russia, after what Kyiv and the West denounced as illegal sham referendums held at gunpoint.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2022/09/ukraine-invasion-russian-president-vladimir-putin-expected-to-proclaim-annexation-of-ukraine-territory-within-days.html
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Category : News
Author: RNZ

New Zealand has added another 19 individuals to its sanctions regime over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Article: https://www.1news.co.nz/2022/09/27/putin-attack-dog-kadyrov-added-to-russian-sanctions-regime/
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Category : News
Author: Mark Quinlivan

A Kiwi woman says she's "f**ked off" and "beyond angry" after she was extorted out of nearly half a million dollars by a so-called "Tinder swindler".

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/technology/2022/09/patrick-gower-on-cyber-crime-tinder-swindler-cons-kiwi-woman-out-of-420-000.html
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Category : News
Author: Reuters

An ally of President Vladimir Putin issued a stark new nuclear warning to Ukraine and the West on Tuesday (local time) as Russia began releasing results of referendums it bills as a prelude to it annexing four Ukrainian regions.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2022/09/ukraine-invasion-russia-issues-new-nuclear-warning-as-contested-ukraine-referendum-ends.html
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Author: Mark Quinlivan

Scams are becoming more elaborate, with many cybercriminals taking the time to build trust with their victims before swindling them out of large sums of money - sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/technology/2022/09/how-people-can-protect-themselves-from-being-scammed-out-of-money.html
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Category : News
Author: Mark Quinlivan

New Zealand's top spy boss has issued a stark warning to Kiwis about how they're using the internet, while another expert has labeled social media data gathering as the "greatest scam of all time".

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2022/09/patrick-gower-on-cyber-crime-gcsb-boss-privacy-expert-s-warning-over-social-media-companies-data-gathering.html
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Category : Opinion
Author: Geoffrey Miller

Opinion - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern intends to continue a more pro-Western foreign policy strategy, if her agenda from a hectic week of diplomacy is anything to go by.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/475596/jacinda-ardern-s-tilt-towards-the-west-continues-at-un
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